CONTACT #1: Sgt. Ron Hanavan, Public Information Officer, 303-663-7732
RELEASE DATE: 06/26/2012 RELEASE TIME: 7:45 pm CASE NUMBER:
WHAT: Douglas County Regional Communication Center is being inundated with 911 calls related to smoke
- Douglas County Regional Communication Center is being inundated with 911 calls related to smoke
- Douglas County does not have any active fire at this time
- Please do not report smoke…. Only report active flames or fire
- A large smoke plume can be scene South and east of Castle Rock to include all subdivisions to the south county line and into Elbert County
- Please take Health precautions: Keep windows and doors closed and animals inside
- Douglas County is aware of the Waldo Canyon Fire that is South of the County and is constantly monitoring.
- Updates will be sent out as needed
- Please stay tuned to local radio and news for information
Kirk Hall at the Douglas County Fairgrounds has been activated as a shelter for evacuees from the Waldo Canyon Fire.
500 Fairgrounds Way
Castle Rock, CO 80104
American Red Cross has been deployed
Evacuees along with large animals and domestic sized animals can be accepted at this location